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DC cannabis crackdown removed from bill (Newsletter: November 2, 2021)

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Military recruits with marijuana waivers “perform no worse”; Study: Government-grown cannabis more like hemp than consumer marijuana

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The Washington, D.C. Council chairman removed controversial provisions of legislation up for a vote on Tuesday that would have cracked down on unregulated marijuana sales.

A new military-funded RAND Corporation study found that Army recruits granted a waiver for marijuana “perform no worse” than other soldiers and are “less likely to separate as the result of health or performance concerns.”

  • “Without waivers, a failed drug test for marijuana would block the one-third of American 18-year-olds who say they have used marijuana at least once in the past year. Recruits who make it into the U.S. Army despite low-level histories of marijuana use perform no worse, overall, than other soldiers. That should be welcome news in recruiting offices nationwide.”

A new study found that the marijuana the government grows to be used in research is “substantially genetically different from most commercially available” cannabis strains that consumers are actually using and in fact shares a “genetic affinity with hemp.”

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Drug Enforcement Administration Administrator Anne Milgram spoke about marijuana on a call with law enforcement officials.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality published the latest edition of an ongoing review of cannabis and other plant-based treatment for chronic pain.

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) attended the opening of a CBD processing facility.

Rep.. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) tweeted, “Congress hasn’t passed any federal cannabis reforms since the Controlled Substances Act of 1970. #SAFEBanking is the best opportunity to enact some type of cannabis reform this term, and will help pave the way for broader reform while creating a safer & more equitable industry.”

Missouri Democratic congressional candidate Henry Martin tweeted, “Today would be a good day to end the war on drugs.”

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Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) said he and lawmakers are still negotiating potency and possession limits for medical cannabis legislation.

Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, currently the agriculture commissioner, tweeted, “Not only do we have the opportunity to correct historic injustices, but we have the chance to turn Florida into an industry powerhouse. Let’s start #SomethingNew and legalize marijuana.”

The Louisiana House Medical Marijuana Commission held a hearing.

A Wisconsin senator posted about the economic benefits of legalizing marijuana.

Colorado’s  Legislative Council Staff published an overview of cannabis legislation that was enacted this year.

Idaho’s hemp plan got federal approval.

An Illinois judge is taking steps to consolidate separate lawsuits challenging regulators’ marijuana business licensing processes.

The California State Fair’s cannabis awards began accepting submissions.

Oregon regulators posted a draft letter asking legislative leaders to create a subcommittee on Cannabis and Healthcare and to stop working to transfer authority for the designated grower program.

New Mexico’s medical cannabis patient count has increased 72 percent over two years.

Washington State regulators issued an emergency license suspension for Emerald Flash LLC over alleged violations.

Utah regulators proposed changes to hemp cultivation rules.

North Carolina’s Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services tweeted about a federal hemp survey.

South Carolina regulators released a list of permitted hemp transporters and facilities.

Ohio regulators published updated medical cannabis patient and caregiver numbers.


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The Denton, Texas City Council is considering a marijuana decriminalization proposal.

Voters in Clawson, Perry, Potterville and Rockwood, Michigan will decide on ballot measures to allow marijuana businesses on Tuesday.

Warren County, Pennsylvania’s district attorney said he supports legalizing marijuana.

/ INTERNATIONAL

British Columbia, Canada will apply for federal permission to decriminalize drugs this week. Separately, the federal government has only granted marijuana conviction pardons to 484 people over the past two years.

The UK House of Commons is scheduled to debate medical cannabis on Wednesday and Thursday.

A Guernsey deputy resigned from the Home Affairs Committee after the panel’s president said he had a conflict of interest on marijuana legislation because of his role as a director of a cannabis company.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A review found that “numerous publications suggest that cannabinoids and extracts of Cannabis sativa have potent anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrogenic properties.”

A study of cannabis vaporizer cartridges indicated that “chromium, copper, nickel, as well as smaller amounts of lead, manganese, and tin migrate into the cannabis oil and inhaled vapor phase, resulting in a possible acute intake of an amount of inhaled metals above the regulatory standard of multiple governmental bodies” and that “noncartridge heating methods of cannabis flower and concentrate were compared, and results indicate that the heating device itself is a source of metal contamination.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

The New York Daily News editorial board endorsed opening safe consumption sites for illegal drugs.

/ BUSINESS

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. is acquiring Galaxie Brands Corporation.

Columbia Care Inc. completed its acquisition of Medicine Man.

Curaleaf International is rebranding for the European market.

/ CULTURE

Professional wrestling commentator Jim Ross is starting a cannabis farm in Oklahoma.

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DEA-HHS cannabis dispute brought to White House office (Newsletter: December 6, 2021)

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CBD bill in Congress; MO rep wants legal marijuana on ballot; Local OH decrim measure gets signatures

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Reps. Kathleen Rice (D-NY), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Angie Craig (D-MN) and Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) introduced a new bipartisan bill in Congress to require the Food and Drug Administration to regulate hemp-derived CBD foods and beverages.

The White House Office of Management and Budget is being asked by the Competitive Enterprise Institute to mediate a marijuana finger-pointing dispute between the Drug Enforcement Administration and Department of Health and Human Services where each agency says the other is responsible for a scientific review used in cannabis scheduling decisions.

A Missouri Republican representative filed a joint resolution to put marijuana legalization on the ballot for voters to decide in 2022. Separately, activists are collecting signatures for their own cannabis initiatives.

Activists in Kent, Ohio proved that they collected enough signatures for a local marijuana decriminalization ballot measure after officials improperly invalidated petitions. Voters will now decide on the measure in 2022.

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The Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals is considering a growing number of appeals of security clearance eligibility denial due to marijuana use.

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) criticized President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. attorney for Massachusetts for declining to prosecute certain drug offenses and other crimes as a district attorney.

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) authored an op-ed calling on Congress to remove a rider blocking Washington, D.C. from legalizing marijuana sales.

Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) tweeted, “Since I introduced the STATES Act with @repblumenauer in 2018, I’ve fought for achievable, incremental cannabis reform that can build a bipartisan consensus and directly impact the lives of Americans across the country. Congress needs to #PassProgress, not sink it. #HOPEforSAFE.” After introducing a marijuana expungements bill, he also tweeted, “Your move, @SenSchumer.”

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) tweeted, “New changes to Minnesota’s medical cannabis program will take effect next year, including providing new edible options – with required safety messaging and labeling for patients.”

FormerDemocratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang tweeted, “Talked to an investor in psilocybin-based compounds as a treatment for depression – seems very promising.”

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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nikki Fried, currently the agriculture commissioner, reiterated concerns about the medical cannabis licensing process for black farmers.

The Michigan Court of Claims partially granted and partially denied a request for an injunction on regulators’ recall of marijuana products.

California regulators proposed emergency rules that will waive licensing fees for marijuana equity businesses.

Colorado regulators issued a health and safety advisory about potentially unsafe marijuana products from Innovative Fusion LLC.

Vermont regulators decided not to recommend specific warning labels on the health effects of cannabis products. Former Gov. Howard Dean (D) tweeted, “This is a mistake. While I favor legalization, Cannabis is not benign and should be treated the way alcohol is. THC content matters and the higher the THC the more likely bad side effects which can include psychosis. Vermont has to do better here.”

Connecticut regulators reported that medical cannabis is the most common controlled substance dispensed to state residents.

Ohio regulators will consider increasing medical cannabis purchase limits this week.

New York regulators launched an online portal where cannabinoid hemp businesses can apply for licenses.

New Mexico regulators held a public hearing on proposed rules to require labor peace agreements for marijuana businesses.

Arizona state and local governments have generated more than $106 million in marijuana tax revenue in the first year of legal sales.

Nevada regulators accused a marijuana cultivation and production company of tax avoidance.

Washington State regulators sent an update and policy statement on transitioning to a new marijuana tracking system.

Vermont’s Cannabis Control Board and an advisory subcommittee will meet this week.


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The Clarksville, Tennessee City Council adopted a resolution endorsing decriminalization of marijuana and legalization of medical cannabis.

A San Antonio, Texas city councilman is pushing to adopt a formal cite-and-release policy for low-level marijuana possession.

A think tank posted an updated database of New York municipalities that are opting out of marijuana retail and on-site consumption businesses.

The Sennett. New York Town Board will hold a hearing on a proposed ban on marijuana dispensaries and social use areas on December 16.

/ INTERNATIONAL

Malta Prime Minister Robert Abela will not give his party’s members a free vote on the government’s marijuana legalization bill.

Danish lawmakers voted to permanently legalize medical cannabis.

The UK government is launching a new drug strategy.

British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie said he hasn’t had recent talks with investors who previously expressed interest in the territory’s potential medical cannabis industry.

An Australian Capital Territory legislature select committee recommended that drugs be decriminalized.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study found that “introduction of cannabidiol (CBD) endowed the hydrogels with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects” and that “the CBD/[email protected] hydrogel showed accelerated wound healing effect in vivo.”

A study found that “across a range of psychedelic substances and doses, reported pain scores improved substantially during and after psychedelic experiences.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Multidisciplinary Association For Psychedelic Studies and Vine Ventures launched a social impact special purpose vehicle that will infuse $70 million into psychedelic-assisted therapy and access in exchange for a share of MDMA revenue once it becomes legal.

The Drug Policy Alliance is urging Congress against “sneaking” marijuana banking language into the National Defense Authorization Act, arguing it would come at the “expense of equity and justice for Black, Latinx and Indigenous communities that have borne the brunt of prohibition.”

NORML has a new state policies manager.

The U.S. Pharmacopeia published a position statement urging more research on delta-8 THC.

ASTM International published a technical white paper on delta-8 THC products.

The Global Commission on Drug Policy will release a new report on Tuesday.

/ BUSINESS

WM Technology, Inc. registered to resell shares that were previously issued as partial consideration for acquisitions.

Schwazze entered into an agreement to sell $95 million worth of convertible notes to raise money to expand operations into New Mexico.

Nabis Cannabis drivers and fleet maintenance workers voted to unionize with Teamsters Local 630.

/ CULTURE

Former basketball player Isiah Thomas’s One World Pharma changed its name to One World Products: Sustainable Hemp and Cannabis Solutions.

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AOC & GOP cannabis expungements bill in Congress (Newsletter: December 3, 2021)

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NIDA head deterred from studying marijuana under Schedule 1; DEA psychedelics boost; USDA hemp insurance update; GW beats Canopy in patent ruling

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Reps. Dave Joyce (R-OH) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) filed a new bipartisan bill in Congress to fund state and local marijuana expungement programs.

National Institute on Drug Abuse Director Nora Vokow—the U.S.’s top drug science official— said she personally hesitates to study marijuana because its federal Schedule I status makes it “much more cumbersome” than studying other substances.

The Drug Enforcement Administration once again proposed a huge boost in the legal production of illegal psychedelics like psilocybin, MDMA and DMT to be used in research. The agency initially wanted just 30 grams of psilocybin produced in 2021, and now that’s been boosted to 8,000 grams for 2022—a 26,567% increase, reflecting a massive level of interest in psychedelics research.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced new changes to “strengthen” crop insurance policies for hemp producers.

GW Pharmaceuticals won a preliminary victory over Canopy Growth Corporation in a patent infringement case the latter company filed over cannabis extraction methods, as IP lawyer Larry Sandell of Mei & Mark, LLP explains in an op-ed for Marijuana Moment.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service tweeted a reminder that responses to a federal hemp survey are due next week.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted, “The message across the country is clear: The vast majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana. @RonWyden, @SenBooker, and I are working to pass our Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act to end the federal prohibition and repair the harm done by the War on Drugs.”

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) said he hasn’t spoken to Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) about the possible inclusion of marijuana banking provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) raised concerns about fentanyl-laced marijuana and other drugs in a Senate floor speech.

Re. Jay Obernolte (R-CA) tweeted about “illegal marijuana operations in California that are stealing our water, inserting harmful pesticides into our ecosystems, and wreaking havoc on our public lands.”

The House bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of 35.

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Texas’s attorney general appealed an injunction on regulators’ smokable hemp ban to the state Supreme Court, putting the policy back in place for now.

South Dakota’s attorney general issued a report finding that the state’s hemp program does not substantially affect police’s ability to go after illegal marijuana.

Arkansas activists believe they will raise enough money to fund a successful signature gathering effort to put a marijuana legalization measure on the 2022 ballot.

The New Mexico legislature’s Finance Authority Oversight Committee approved a $5 million loan program for cannabis microbusinesses.

Several Indian tribes located within New York are conducting retail marijuana sales.

An Illinois judge issued an order consolidating several lawsuits challenging regulators’ marijuana business license award processes.

Georgia regulators blocked media access to pre-hearing conferences about medical cannabis business license denial protests.

Pennsylvania regulators sent an alert to patients about an ongoing review of the safety of medical cannabis vaping products.

Vermont regulators sent a warning about a scam targeting marijuana businesses in which callers pretend to be from the Cannabis Control Board.

The California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development is hiring grants analysts for a marijuana revenue-funded program to help communities impacted by the drug war.

Ohio regulators posted updated medical cannabis patient and caregiver numbers.

New Jersey marijuana regulators will hold a public meeting on Tuesday.


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The San Francisco, California Board of Supervisors voted to suspend a local marijuana business tax through the end of next year in an attempt to curb illegal sales.

Princeton, New Jersey’s Cannabis Task Force recommended that marijuana dispensaries be allowed to operate.

Brattleboro, Vermont police, along with federal officials, arrested three people in connection with what is believed to be fentanyl-laced marijuana.

/ INTERNATIONAL

British Virgin Islands Prime Minister Andrew Fahie announced the formation of working committees with UK officials to advance stalled medical cannabis legislation.

Australia’s health minister rejected a petition to legalize THC and CBD by rescheduling cannabis.

Malta lawmakers are nearing a final vote on a bill to legalize marijuana.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A study of twins suggested that “cannabis use is not associated with detrimental physical health effects.”

A review concluded that “evidence suggests that psychedelics and related compounds could prove useful for treating the behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

The Indiana Democratic Party tweeted, “@INDems view marijuana legalization as a way to create a better future for Hoosiers and the state economy. Details about the town hall are below.”

More than 180 drug policy organizations from around the world sent letters urging the International Narcotics Control Board to craft cannabis guidelines with a process that has more transparency and accountability.

The American Kratom Association has a new executive director who previously served as a New York senator.

The Veterans Alliance for Holistic Alternatives is a new advocacy group that’s working to build support for cannabis banking and other marijuana reforms.

/ BUSINESS

Cookies is bringing its products to UK and Australian medical cannabis markets through a partnership with InterCure.

Akerna reported that the days before and after Thanksgiving were the second and third highest-grossing days for the cannabis industry this year, with nearly $100 million in sales each.

The Darlington Fabrics Company in Rhode Island settled a lawsuit in which a woman alleged her internship was rescinded over legal medical cannabis use.

/ CULTURE

MMA fighter Elias Theodorou was granted the nation’s first therapeutic use exemption issued by a state athletic commission for medical cannabis by the Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission.

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Treasury secretary talks cannabis banking benefits (Newsletter: December 2, 2021)

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation marijuana internships; Groups urge cannabis banking in NDAA; Austin decrim ballot initiative; VA access push

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Treasury Sec. Janet Yellen said “of course” the Internal Revenue Service’s job of collecting taxes would be easier if marijuana businesses could access the banking system. She was responding to a question from Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) at a hearing.

A coalition of groups—including the American Bankers Association, United Food and Commercial Workers Union, National Association of REALTORS and National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies— sent a letter urging the Senate to pass marijuana banking through the National Defense Authorization Act.

The bipartisan co-chairs of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus sent a letter urging Veterans Affairs Sec. Denis McDonough to allow medical marijuana access for military vets “as soon as possible.” He recently said the department is considering a policy change.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and U.S. Cannabis Council are partnering on an internship program to place rising black leaders at top marijuana companies like Weedmaps, Curaleaf, Columbia Care and Canopy Growth.

Austin, Texas activists submitted what they say is more than enough signatures to put a marijuana decriminalization measure on the city’s May 2022 ballot.

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The Drug Enforcement Administration asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to dismiss legal challenges to the agency’s hemp rules.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) tweeted, “Marijuana prohibition has disproportionately harmed young people of color. NY’s taken important steps to address these harms. We’re working to pass the Cannabis Administration & Opportunity Act to bring the progress we’ve made in NY to the federal level.”

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) said he doesn’t see a path to add marijuana banking to the Senate version of the National Defense Authorization Act due to opposition from leadership.

Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) tweeted, “#SAFEBanking has broad bipartisan support in both chambers. Enacting this bill now as part of the NDAA is just the tip of the iceberg and will help pave the way for broader, comprehensive cannabis reform and will help create a safer and more equitable industry.” He also tweeted, “The SAFE Banking Act would immediately remove barriers for small and minority-owned cannabis businesses to access capital.  #SAFEBanking is the first of many federal reforms that are needed to ensure these businesses are treated fairly and legitimately.”

Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH) tweeted, “If the Senate doesn’t include #SafeBanking in the NDAA, I will fight for it in conference. Each day Congress refuses to pass this bipartisan bill the fed govt endangers public safety, cripples the economic recovery of #smallbiz and refuses states’ rights to implement their laws.”

Montana Democratic congressional candidate Tom Winter tweeted, “When Montanans speak it’s up to their representatives in government to listen. Legal weed isn’t just about freedom from government intrusion into our personal lives. It’s about equity in our criminal justice system and good governance.”

The Senate bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of three.

The House bill to allow CBD as a dietary supplement got one new cosponsor for a total of 34.

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Missouri activists launched a signature drive for a marijuana legalization measure they hope to place on the 2022 ballot.

Florida activists said they are getting a good return on mailers they’ve sent to collect signatures on petitions to qualify a marijuana legalization measure for the 2022 ballot.

The Ohio Senate Small Business and Economic Opportunity Committee held a hearing on legislation to expand the medical cannabis program.

The Maryland House Cannabis Referendum and Legalization Workgroup discussed tax issues.

An Indiana representative will host a forum about legalizing marijuana on Monday.

The Michigan Court of Claims heard arguments in a case in which a testing laboratory is challenging regulators’ decision to recall marijuana products.

Arizona regulators  began accepting marijuana social equity business license applications.

Minnesota regulators added edibles in the form of gummies and chews to the medical cannabis program, but declined to approve new qualifying conditions.

A Massachusetts regulator authored a letter to the editor expressing frustration about the slow pace of cannabis equity efforts.

Connecticut regulators posted information about documentation required on marijuana social equity applicant ownership and control.

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office posted an update about marijuana tax revenue.

West Virginia regulators will hold a medical cannabis patient signup event on Tuesday.

The Tennessee Medical Cannabis Commission will meet on December 10.


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The Clarksville, Tennessee City Council will consider a resolution supporting marijuana decriminalization on Thursday.

Portland, Oregon officials are launching a grants program to aid marijuana businesses.

/ INTERNATIONAL

Mexico’s Supreme Court struck down the prohibition on growing and harvesting hemp as unconstitutional.

Sri Lanka’s state minister of indigenous medicine promotion, rural and ayurvedic hospitals development and community health said a bill to legalize medical cannabis exports will be introduced soon.

A Costa Rica bill to legalize medical cannabis and hemp is advancing toward final votes.

Uruguayan officials will participate in a cannabis industry event on Thursday.

/ SCIENCE & HEALTH

A record number of scientific papers about cannabis were published in 2021, according to a NORML analysis.

A review concluded that psilocybin “could be useful to prevent suicidal behaviors.”

/ ADVOCACY, OPINION & ANALYSIS

Americans for Prosperity tweeted, “Nearly 70% of Americans want cannabis to be fully decriminalized, and more than 90% want medical cannabis products to be available to patients and veterans. The States Reform Act will be a pivotal step towards making it happen.”

The Vermont Medical Society is urging regulators to ban marijuana products that contain more than 15 percent THC.

Origins Council says it is California’s largest membership-based cannabis advocacy organization now that Humboldt County Growers Alliance joined.

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SuperNet is issuing credit cards that work in participating marijuana dispensaries.

Labor organizers say Illinois cannabis businesses are resisting pushes to unionize employees.

Many Alaska cannabis businesses are struggling under the state’s tax structure.

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